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captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> >>it is july 16th. hope you had an awesome weekend. >> how was your weekend, by the way? >> it was a great weekend. it was a busy weekend. it was working. >> you've been working a lot these days. >> yes. hopefully i'll be able to announce next week why. a lot of rain last night. i love those summer storms. if you're not in danger from them, they are beautiful to behold.
there had been such heat. to see the heavens open. >> it was great sleeping weather. i love when it rains. i can crash and sleep for a long time. >> nobody likes that but hodi and her hoodie. >> i've been having brain problems. i've been forgetting things mid sentence. we have conversations and i blank out. >> it's not like i'm not fascinating. >> i remembered one thing i would like to announce. i spoke at the press club in washington, d.c. a great group of journalism students. they were such fun, they were a riot and up-and-coming high school students. i told them do not watch our show. >> you'll learn nothing here. >> they were great, great kids. i want to give a big thank you. >> that is lovely. what about what happens with paul sykes? you should start managing him. i'm so happy for him. >> paul sykes was on our show friday. he sang this song. ♪ i don't need this world to
sing my praises ♪ ♪ or to chisel out some long poetic phrases ♪ >> that's music. ♪ let them lay down on someone else's tomb ♪ ♪ all they need to know about me is that i loved you ♪ >> the most beautiful song, you guys. and get this, he's such a hard worker. he writes his own songs and they are beautiful. here's the coolest thing. his song is currently, his album is currently number 10 on the singer/songwriter chart on itunes. we are so happy. >> i think flowers are in order. when am i going to stop doing that on national television?
>> it's so weird how it gets out of control. of con trochlt control. i don't like that. >> lots of things you don't like. you were upset about this. you and i took a different tone on this one. in london, officials pulled the plug on bruce springsteen and sir paul mccartney because they had gone half an hour over the noise ordinance. >> bruce springsteen is singing this incredible concert. he loves to give more to fans than they ask for because he's a giver. out of nowhere, sir paul mccartney steps up on the stage. these guys start jamming to beatles music. it's a moment in history. >> it's fabulous. >> now he's trying to say, who pulled the plug or good night. >> somebody pulled the plug because there is a noise ordinance. the people who live nearby don't like all the raucous. someone yanked the plug and their mikes were dead. >> bruce springsteen is known for and the fans love it going way, way over. his fans love it. they said they ignore these
ordinances all over the world. >> because they are givers. >> i get that. i always think there are rules for a reason. and there might be people there that are elderly or sick or have to get up early in the morning and would like to get their sleep. i think you have to consider them, at least, hoda woman. you're usually for the underdog. why in this case bruce springsteen and sir paul can do anything he wants, why? >> it's a moment in history. those people can get ear plugs. >> what if you have a morning plane and you can't walk and you just want to sleep or something. you must consider the other people. don't be so fricking selfish all the time.
>> i was at a birthday party on saturday night. a neighbor -- don't say his name. the neighbor called. there was a guy playing guitar like a james taylor. you could hardly hear the guy. the neighbors called and said, can you ask that guitar player who was playing like an angel to shut it. >> i feel for the neighbor. i just do, having been there myself. we have early, early hours. when people have their parties and go until 2:00, 3:00 in the morning, you can't sleep. be thoughtful. start your party earlier, you know? go to bed at 9:00 like decent people do. frank and i are in our jammies, bambino in between us and out. 9:00, baby. >> you know what? >> we'll live longer. frank is going to be 82 one month from today. he looks better than men half his age. >> he does look great. >> his night-night time. >> you guys go to bed at 9:00. >> you go to bed 8:30. >> i love going to bed.
i'm so happy to crawl into bed at night. it's one of my favorite times. >> getting under the covers, going to bed. even when it's still a little light out. >> it wasn't last night. we get up early, all right? i love adele, but last summer there was somebody's birthday party in our neighborhood and it was adele singing the same freaking song, "rolling in the deep." i'm going to roll in the deep. somebody's going to roll. it was like 3:00 in the morning. i guess somebody called the police. nobody came. finally you go, really? i love adele, but let's hear it once or twice, not all freaking night long. ♪ i could have had it all ♪ rolling in the deep >> i like it at 10:00 in the morning. >> there is a big shake-up at "american idol." there were all these rumors who
was going to be off as a judgment stephen tyler announces he decided he was leaving. he said "american idol" was like his mistress. >> so she wouldn't boil his rabbit, which sounded dirty until i realized he was talking about "fatal attraction." >> don't boil that rabbit! >> then j. lo announced she, too, is leaving. >> ratings are down over 20% since last year. nobody wants to be on it. it's not a sinking ship. it still gets ratings anybody would die for but is showing signs of aging. >> i wonder what's going to happen. they have some people they say are front runners. >> get doris day in there, one of the greatest singers ever. she's about 95, but she will bring such great, great grace to the whole thing. >> now the choices are mariah carey, adam lambert -- wow -- and fergie. >> that's quite the poof. >> aretha franklin wants to do
it. >> here is the problem with aretha. she is an amazing iconic singer. aretha doesn't fly. you have to be at all those single places where they have the audition. >> good point. >> does she want to spend her life on a bus going to pittsburgh or elsewhere just because that's where this stuff is. she has to think this through. >> jason kennedy is with us from e! >> he has a huge career ahead of him. he's smart, adorable, like a young ryan seacrest. what else is going on? >> your friend. >> i wouldn't consider her a friend, but celeste holme passed away. she was in the original production of "oklahoma." she played ado annie. i met her when i was 17 years old in mobile, alabama, at the america's junior miss pageant, the one i was kicked out of for
talking to a boy? >> exactly. >> i didn't know the rules, see? i didn't know there was a noise ordinance. she was one of the judges and she was so lovely. people are remembered for their great accomplishments in their field, but i remember her for being a lovely, lovely woman who was as gracious as she could have been to every high school senior. there were 50 of us down there. >> a new study confirms women are smarter than men. >> jerry, sorry. >> i.q. expert james flynn -- >> a man. >> looked at i.q. tests from around the world and realized women scored higher than men did across the board. we kept saying, what's the point of this story? we already know this. >> part is because we have been raising wimps. men.
i do, for a couple of generations now. ever since the greatest generation which was the world war ii, we have coddled and spoiled and wiped our boys' buns way too long. we have not trained them how to be men. as a result, women are -- i'm all for equality of the sexes, but i don't want to raise a kid like that. i'm not saying he isn't, but i didn't want to raise a kid like this. >> he is not like that. you raised a good one. >> i don't know. he never calls me. no, no, he talks to his dad almost daily. his mother? nothing. i get the crickets. that's all right. he'll pay. >> here's the thing. we were talking about lying. okay, now. because i work at "dateline." people used to watch the eyes. they say your eyes give a clear signal when you're lying. i thought if it was if you look
down and left. when they ask a question. >> hoda, do you ever lie? >> yes. they say your eyes flash for a second when you lie. did you eat that last cookie? no. there is like a quick. >> this is the way they say people now do if they lie. you thought it was this. >> i thought it was down and left. >> ask me something. >> do you like my dress? >> oh, yeah. great. that's a lie, see? that's what we think. the opposite of what you said. oh, yeah. up and left. >> i don't know what it is. let's do favorite things, shall we? >> i'm very excited about this. last week you and i were talking. get yours out of the way.
mine is a presentation of sorts. >> okay. mine is if you want to waste a lot of time in your house alone, have you ever seen this game called bejeweled? oh, my god. no. this is one of those games. the goal is to get three in a row. look at it. look at the explosion. i'm telling you. look what's happening. i'm almost afraid to introduce this because if you do it, you could be on a plane and six hours would go by. look, i already won a prize. >> imagine if you had your head phones on listening to the crap you love. do you knows how many brain cells you're going to kill, hoda? what do you get wasting your life on that? >> you learn spacial things. bejeweled, $3.99, itunes app. what you got, girl? >> you and i were talking last week about beer. we had guys tell all. i only like beer when i have my crabs. i thought, hello, got on the phone. christine did and called costas, our dear friends down in baltimore who have the greatest
crabs. they sent me a bushel of crabs. i ate them all weekend long. do i smell like it, hoda? no, you smell great. hi, jerry. so they sent crab cakes. we have more for the crew. they are so unbelievable. $14.99 and up from costas, the crab cakes. have a bite of that, baby. >> oh, my god. >> because they don't put too much bread in it. it's all crab meat. thank you, everybody, from costas. >> staying with the theme of food, this is one of the joy bauer protein pancake recipes. it was donna that got me to try these and now i'm obsessed. it's oat, egg whites, cinnamon, vanilla and something else. it makes one perfect pancake. with fruit and syrup, i think it's under 350 calories. it's on our website if you
search the joy bauer pancake. >> can't beat the crab cakes. >> this is so delicious. it's unbelievable. >> let's make ralph macchio wait. >> we'll talk hollywood buzz. when you hear the word we know a place where tossing and turning have given way to sleeping. where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta can help you get there, like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions, such as tongue or throat swelling, occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste, headache,
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the times like every other culture has. >> you're going to break 100-year law? >> i'm not trying to break 100-year law. i'm just trying to bend. >> don't bend nothing in our family's name. you won't be in the family. there is no way in the world with you can make me. >> if only you could choose your family. >> great to see you, girls. >> you were co-hosting with hoda last time. >> i was. >> then you were on "dancing with the stars." you're a busy guy. >> i keep busy. >> what drew you to this new project? >> i saw some footage about four years ago, it's taken a long journey and a couple of networks and thankfully nat-geo embraced it fully. >> nat-geo and macchio. >> look at that, i'm going to use it all day long. i saw footage, two film
students, friends of mines were putting together a trailer. they were doing a documentary on the johns family in new york city. i just found this a fascinating subculture, arranged marriages and elder court assemblies, homeschool, their own language. they are at a crossroads of the five brothers. the father is ailing. that one scene you see nicky and bobbie, nicky holding truer to the age-old traditions and bobbie not wanting to lose that, but wanting to give his children a chance at the american dream. >> it's very familiar. when our daughter said she wanted to be an actress. frank and i did the same thing bobby and his brother did. when i was in st. petersburg, russia, there was a big, big gypsy element there these are
home grown gypsies. >> they don't like using the word gypsy. >> why did you use it in the title? >> it's network tv. "american gypsies" is a sexier title." >> why did they want to do it? did they want to tell people about the culture? >> great question. bob sr. that is ailing feels the traditions and the culture is waning. the pull of adapting to the times, some of those traditions will be lost. >> that's the age-old thing, that's "fiddler on the roof." >> i think they want to bring down that stereotype, that negative connotation. >> that didn't help that clip. >> but that's family. >> it's fascinating. >> they respect their elders.
family comes first. these are elements i these are elements i believe are relatable in an odd way. even though the culture is different, not the way i choose to live my life, but i can respect that family first element. >> you know what's wild about looking at ralph, he still looks like a child. >> that's not the case. maybe in the length, but not in the waist. i'm not quite benjamin button. >> have you started to shrink yet? >> how old are you, by the way? >> i'm the big 5-o. >> you look the big 2-o. it's ridiculous. >> that is astonishing. >> my knees didn't get the memo, you know what i mean? >> great to see you. >> it premieres tomorrow night on the national geographic channel. you want to save money on car insurance? no problem. you want to save money on rv insurance?
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this big public hearing. none of them wanted that to happen. there was no hush money involved. this was worked out in the prenuptial agreement. tom will get generous visitation. katie gets primary custody and it works out at the end of the day. >> after his third marriage you get smart. you start making an iron-clad -- only frank gifford got married the third time and didn't get one of those. you learn, this is going to cost me if this doesn't work out. >> new thing for suri, $38,000 a year she is going to a school in new york city, convent of the sacred heart. >> which is a catholic school for girls. >> suri has been homeschooled up to this point. it's a school a lot of people have gone to, the hilton sisters have gone there, among celebrities, lady gaga went there. >> was tom cruise blind-sided? >> i think so. the way she went about this thing, supposedly she got a new cell phone and was making some calls.
really laid it on. i interviewed him three weeks before the announcement went down. he was excited to be with her for his birthday and stuff. he seemed to be blown away by all of this. >> you wonder if she could have done it any other way because she was truly unhappy because of the amount of people around tom and the control. you almost had to. >> let's talk "idol." stephen tyler we heard about and j. lo. >> and maybe randy. >> randy signed on, but it's not official. i'm hearing he might not be returning. then there are so many names in the mix right now. we are hearing possibly mariah carey, miley cyrus and aretha franklin overed weekend said i would love to do it. >> if they are looking for a younger demographic, there are a lot of kids who do not know who aretha franklin is. >> if she wants to do it, there is a problem because she does not fly. she needs to get over this. >> did j. lo want to leave? they didn't want her to go?
>> when she was talking to natalie morales last week she all but said she's done. she said to ryan seacrest, she was crying, i want to get back to my kids. they are low-balling the judges. not giving them these big lucrative contracts. >> aretha said i would make millions of dollars staying in one place, but there is a lot of traveling. >> and can they get mariah carey? >> there was sad news, sylvester stallone's son sage passed away. >> there are a lot of conflicting reports. a family friend said there was not a suicide. the coroner said there were prescription pill bottles found on the scene. he wouldn't say how many. you've got to wait for toxicology reports.
takes six to eight weeks. >> i read this morning, and i don't know if it's true, he wanted to get married this coming weekend. >> this past weekend in vegas, he was supposed to get married. i think it caught so many people off guard in his inner circle. sylvester stallone released a statement saying he was devastated. they were close. >> will you talk about kristin chenowith? >> she is doing okay. a gust of wind knocked over lighting equipment, she was hit in the head. she had to go to the hospital immediately. she is doing okay. she is at home resting. she is the nicest person in the world. >> besides us. but she is so tiny. she is literally 4'11". we are so glad she is doing great. >> jason, thank you for coming to see us. >> i've got to see us more often. >> your crazy aunts miss you. you can catch jason kennedy on e! news. >> if you let how you feel about
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i think it's sad. as a nation we are obsessed with two things, weight and sex. >> rebecca weinstein explores two things in a new book called "fat sex," the naked truth. >> it's a fascinating book. you tell a lot of people's stories how they struggled with weight all their lives and their different love stories. >> including your own. >> including your own, exactly. >> that was weird. we were reading in the beginning what your grandmother said to you. she said no man will ever love you, something you were told at such a young age. >> i was 9 years old. my grandmother said it to me and announced it to the family that no man will ever love me. it was devastating then and it
continued to be devastating my entire life. >> does it still hurt when you say the words? >> yeah. it took me years, 35 years before i ever admitted it to anybody. >> wow. >> it's just one of those things that you never totally get over. >> of course not. >> when you're telling the stories of different people, what's the common theme you're noticing among the women in your book? >> the common theme is that between the messages of society telling us that we're supposed to be a certain way and if we aren't, we are just unloveable, unattractive. people feel so closed down because they feel like it's too late for them before they've
even started. >> yet you speak with candor about people who did find love and found there were people out there that actually only prefer overweight ladies, right? >> not only are there people who prefer large people, both men and women, there are many people who don't make that their primary issue in who they love. while many, many people who are large have self-esteem issues and need to get over a lot of things, there are others who just have this incredible strength and sense of self and they have no problem finding love and no problem with relationships, and they're just as sexy as can be. >> i wonder if you have trouble finding people -- you said not only did you not have trouble, you had extra stories. people who wanted their story in your book but couldn't make it. >> volume two and three, i think. >> i had to turn down people.
people were desperate to tell the truth and to be heard. >> and valued. that's so important. >> that is something nobody talks about. >> you do, rebecca. >> thank you, rebecca. it's a fascinating read. >> thank you for being here. >> my pleasure. >> from an intimacy kit to jewelry. >> is bobbie thomas here? >> she is. >> unique finds. classic july heat and more thunderstorms. good morning, the heat is going to be oppressive again today through the nation's heartland, we have a worsening drought here across the upper midwest. and we continue to bake. temperatures are only going to get hotter here all the way up to the canadian border. heat built into the east.
also, cold front starts to cool us off a bit around the great lakes. that will bring relief here into the i-95 corridor. southeast, soaked again. in the afternoon, widely scattered thunderstorms. here's the heat, 99 in kansas city, 98 in shi can ghoe. but with the humidity, it feels even worse. minneapolis looking at a few late-day storms by wednesday. here's that front with a little bit of relief from chicago and new york city and d.c. across the southeast, more of the same. late-day heating with afternoon thunderstorms. 103 in kansas city on wednesday. we're really not going to loosen the grip on the heat here through the nation's heartland all week long. 94 in new york by wednesday. it does cool off a bit here on thursday with more showers moving in, we're down to 85 degrees in new york. 90 in atlanta, dry back across the west. 101 in billings.
107 in phoenix, 72 in los angeles. and less of that moisture with the monsoon late in the week here across the four corners and up into the rockies. more thunderstorms for the southeast on friday as we kick often the weekend, if you have any beach plans around florida, it doesn't look like a wash out. 100 in dallas on saturday. you can wake up with al and stephanie abrams weekday mornings right here on the weather channel at 6:00 a.m. [ male announcer ] this is rudy. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪
sometimes you come across things that just make you go, hmm. >> like an artist who paints with her lips and perfume that smells like your favorite wine. >> i'm all for it. bobbie thomas seems to come across those kinds of things more often than most of us. >> we welcome all things, especially when they are unique around here. >> we don't judge.
>> let's start with the artist that kisses her canvas. natalie irish, believe it or not, created these images with her lips. she uses lipstick and actually kisses the portrait. she did the most amazing one of marilyn monroe. this is amy winehouse and elizabeth taylor. if you look close you see the lipstick marks on this. amazing. >> certainly is unique. >> b.t., only you. >> we have children in the studio. "fifty shades of gray" has everybody interested in all things interesting. >> i'm the one holdout, but tell me. >> the bedroom chemist wants you to break the bedroom boredom and sends you a box every six weeks to make sure you're not bored. there's a lot of stuff in it. this is something that if you're interested -- >> sorry, that was mine. that just escaped. >> okay.
next, another kind of unique, interesting trend that is emerging has to do with relationship status bracelets. >> oh, good grief. >> that is insane. >> i'm telling you, claiming your territory. >> 12-year-olds will love it. >> put this on frank and he has to cut it off. he can't get it off by himself. >> they say single or it's complicated? >> you can have a husband and still have it be complicated. you've got to wear a couple of them. >> this you're going to be excited about. these are by kelly and joan. a collection of fragrances meant to enhance your wine experience. believe it or not, kelly got booted from a winery because her fragrance was too strong and wasn't harmonious. so she decided -- this is chardonnay, your favorite. make her fragrance collection go with the wine you're drinking.
>> this doesn't smell like wine. >> no. it has notes that is supposed to blend with it. >> there is nothing more romantic. >> when you had too much of this, this is when you can use the bytox patch. it's supposed to get rid much your hangover. it's filled with minerals and vitamins. >> okay. >> this is for our friend here. it's called bowser beer. >> for bambino? >> this is none alcoholic ale. this is chicken and beef flavored. >> loves it. >> oh, my gosh. can we talk about your dog? >> the viewers named her. this is ceecee. say hi. she's in the family. >> look at it. >> it's a crazy tongue.
>> you go. >> i'm not supposed to call them out, but i hear there is a rumor brian williams orders this for his dog. >> really? >> i don't like that. >> we are going to run out of time. this is part of this whole anatomical trend. our bodies have been inspiring fashion designers. black milk leggings and blood-splattered heels. remember the name of this. things that make you go hmm. i was telling you about percy lou's jewelry with body parts. >> with the doggy noses. >> no. this is an ear. >> look at her ear. >> it's like an ear growing out. >> oh, my gosh, that's disgusting. >> here's a nose ring.
>> you put it on your finger. >> it's literally a nose ring. >> we have them on klg&hoda.com. >> look at the nose ring. >> all right. >> that was informative. >> thank you, b.t. you know what makes hoda go hmm? cooking. three recipes everybody should know. first this is "today" on nbc. forty-five minutes? an hour? well... listen. 5-hour energy lasts a whole lot of hours. take one in the afternoon, and you'll feel alert and energized 'til the cows come home. it's packed with b-vitamins and nutrients to make it last. so what's it going to be, partner? 5-hour energy. wise choice. 5-hour energy. hours and hours of energy.
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>> yes, it is. >> ready to serve it up. >> this is one of those basic meals we should know how to make. >> everybody should know how to make a perfect roast chicken. this is the best one i had. i am going to take a burning hot skillet out of the oven. i preheated my skillet. i'm going to be very careful. do this carefully at home. a hot skillet. i'm going to take the chicken and put the chicken in the hot skillet. >> why did you pop the legs out? >> i flattened them. what is going to happen, it's going to sizzle. then the legs start cooking before the breast. it cooks evenly. it is juicy, it is succulent. >> who is the genius who thought of that? that is you? >> somebody has to think of new recipes. >> you're putting lemon in. i love lemon chicken. >> we already salt and peppered this chicken ahead. a little olive oil on the
breast. then i'm going to put it back in the oven. great thing about this chicken is normally a chicken like this would take an hour, hour 15 minutes, 45 minutes. >> what about garlic? >> later. >> the pan is already hot. the cooking, hodi. >> the cooking. you put it back in the oven. >> and if you love garlic -- do you love garlic? >> yeah, but not in cloves. >> i'm going to caramelize. i'll put it back in, stir it up and it will caramelize in the oven. you want to try it? >> no. >> what do you mean? >> i'm going to rip it. >> it's warm. >> this is right out of the oven. taste the breast and take the legs. they should be cooked evenly, juicy, so good. how good is that? >> that's perfection. that's the best chicken. >> seriously, the best chicken. >> the best crab cakes and best
chicken all in one day, are we living or what? >> you're absolutely right. that is amazing. >> you want to try the potato salad? we all need a good potato salad recipe. mine doesn't have mayo. it makes it heavy. >> it adds the calories on. >> oh, that chicken is great. >> did i lie? >> want a bite? >> thank you. >> nice. instead of mayo i've got yogurt and mustard which gives it a punchy, bracing flavor. we are not going to mix it up. there it is. fresh herbs, salt, pepper, shallots. always dress your potato salad when it's warm for the flavors. fleur de sel on top. and fudge. >> we'll have a baby shower. >> can't wait.